FEMA RESPONDS TO SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IN THE SOUTHEAST

FEMA PRESS RELEASE:

FEMA is on the ground in Texas helping winter storm survivors by moving water, fuel, blankets and other needed commodities. We’re emptying warehouses and purchasing new supplies to help alleviate impacts from these storm.

If you received damages from the Texas winter storms and have insurance – file a claim. When you apply for FEMA disaster assistance, you will also need to provide your claim information. The quickest way to apply for disaster assistance is online at DisasterAssistance.gov. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients in Texas may apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed by dialing 2-1-1.

After a disaster, people come together to help. Cash donations to the non-profit of your choice is the best way to help. Visit National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster to find a list of trusted organizations that can put your generous contributions to the best possible use.

Texas Disaster Declaration

  • President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s major disaster declaration provides assistance for disaster survivors in 77 counties (our area included). This assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of this storm.

    • Local resources and volunteers may be able to assist with needs not covered by insurance. Visit Texas 211 for a list of resources searchable by zip code or call 2-1-1.

    • Survivors who still have unmet needs in the 77 counties approved for assistance may apply online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585).

    • If you have damage from the Texas severe winter storms and have insurance, contact your insurance company to file a claim. When you apply for FEMA disaster assistance, you will also need to provide your insurance claim information.

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